HIPAA Privacy and Security
The purpose of this site is to promote understanding of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's responsibilities regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191, and its Administrative Simplification provisions, 45 C.F.R. 160, et seq., 45 C.F.R. 162, et seq., and 45 C.F.R. 164, et seq., collectively referred to hereafter as HIPAA, have established national standards for electronic health care transactions as well as the security and privacy of health data.
See HSC OP 52.02
If you have any questions and would like additional information on HIPAA Privacy, you may contact your respective Regional Privacy Officers. For HIPAA Security-related questions and concerns, please contact the Information Security Officer (ISO).
HIPAA Privacy Officer and Security Contact Information
Sonya Castro-Quirino, MBA, CHRC, CHPC
Institutional Privacy Officer (IPO)
Sherri Johnston, MBA, CGAP, CFE, CHPC
Lubbock Privacy Officer
El Paso Privacy Officer
Amarillo Privacy Officer
Permian Basin Privacy Officer
Andrew Howard, MBA, GCFA, GISP, CCSFP
Information Security Officer (ISO)
Nicholas Bradburn, MBA, GPEN, GAWN, CCSFP
Information Security Officer for TTUHSC at El Paso
HIPAA Privacy and Security Training
HIPAA Quick Tips Sheet
Quick Form Finds